Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Weil jetzo alles stille ist
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE ITA
[Weil]1 jetzo alles stille ist
und alle Menschen schlafen,
mein' Seel' das ew'ge Licht begrüsst,
ruht wie ein Schiff in Hafen.

Der falsche Fleiß, die Eitelkeit, 
was keinen mag erlaben,
darin der Tag das Herz zerstreut,
liegt alles tief begraben.

Ein andrer König [wunderreich]2
mit königlichen Sinnen,
zieht herrlich ein im stillen Reich,
besteigt die ew'gen Zinnen.

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1 Pfitzner: "Weit"
2 Wolf, Pfitzner: "wundergleich"


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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , "Accord", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Saluto notturno", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Virginia Knight

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:27
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Parce que maintenant tout est silencieux
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Parce que maintenant tout est silencieux
Et que tous les hommes dorment,
Mon âme salue la lumière éternelle,
Et repose comme un navire au port.

Le faux zèle, la vanité,
Dont personne ne peut se délecter,
Et qui dispersent le cœur le jour durant,
Gisent enterrés profondément.

Un autre roi, merveilleusement riche,
Avec un esprit royal,
Entre majestueusement dans le royaume silencieux
Et monte sur les remparts éternels.

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Title "Einklang" = "Harmonie"

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Text added to the website: 2014-11-03 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-11-03 21:31:10
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Word count: 68